Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnerships, Promotions & People

Task Force: Duke Energy, China Huaneng Make Clean Energy Pact

Boston-based Clean Air Task Force commends actions, says agreement is expected to advance cleaner coal technologies.

Top 20 Organizations Make, Use 736 M kWh of Green Power

EPA Administrator Jackson says these leaders are setting the standard for the future.

Mexico Sets Clean Cities and Recycling Contests

Local governments, with corporate support from Pinol, are exercising best practices in litter control and solid waste management.

Waste2Tricity Names Arbon Board Chair

The company also announces joint venture with Thornton New Energy Ltd. to produce ultra low carbon emission electricity from coal.

Water For People Raises Record Amount

CH2M Hill and American Water raised a significant amount of money to support safe drinking water and sanitation.

Opcon, Tricorona Team up to Export Technology

Stockholm-based company has a technology that generates carbon-free electricity from waste heat.

Willett to Deliver Keynote at TAPPI Conference

Rick Willett Jr. will present his observations on the challenges and opportunities facing the paper industry at the Engineering, Pulping, Environmental Conference in October.

OPPT Awards $32.6 M Renewal Contract to Battelle

R&D organization that has worked with EPA for 27 years will continue supporting the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics for the next five years.

Washington Utility Picks TWACS Power-Line System

Okanogan County Public Utility will use Aclara's technology to collect data in its advanced metering infrastructure project.

Associations Honor 28 Solid Waste Industry Professionals

More than two dozen men and women were honored for their service to the field at a ceremony sponsored by the Environmental Industry Associations (EIA), the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA), and the Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC).

U.S. Sends HazMat Equipment to Mexico to Build Border Response Capability

Personal protective suits, multi-gas meters, and related hazmat response equipment for Cuidad Juárez first responders were transferred to Mexico's Dirección de Protección Civil.

LG Mobile Phones and BART Partner in E-Recycling Program

LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., has joined forces with the Bay Area Rapid Transit to redefine convenience in mobile device recycling.

Wanted: Cities to Try Solar Street Lighting

Eco Alternative Solutions is offering a no-cost trial of its solar powered street light system to 25 cities.